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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jun 2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,926
Posted By MissPunkin91
Well, I'm putting the Acer laptop project on...

Well,
I'm putting the Acer laptop project on hold for a bit. My mother-in-laws grandsons got hold of her computer and messed it up royally!

I know have her tower over here hogging up space on...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jun 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,262
Posted By MissPunkin91
RE: Scary-ware was installed & need to fix mother-in-law's PC

Good day to everyone!

Apparently, everyone knows that I'm working on our home computers so they decided mother-in-laws PC needed to be tossed in there as well, LOL.

Short background

She has...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jun 2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,926
Posted By MissPunkin91
ran Ccleaner last night going to check restore...

ran Ccleaner last night
going to check restore points and see that they exist but I am wondering, there is the option to set space amount for restore points.
What do you think is a good amount to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jun 2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,926
Posted By MissPunkin91
I didn't install office, yet. I did just run...

I didn't install office, yet.
I did just run the sfc/scannow and it came back with no issues found.

Went in to the msconfig

Under the General tab - selective startup is checked

Under the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jun 2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,926
Posted By MissPunkin91
OMG, I think I'm finally done installing all of...

OMG, I think I'm finally done installing all of the million Windows updates. There are 2 important ones listed - both for Office 2007 and 2 optional for Bing, which I'm going to ignore.

Next...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Jun 2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,926
Posted By MissPunkin91
Ah, thank you. You made me feel good in regard...

Ah, thank you.
You made me feel good in regard as to what I was thinking.
Yes, with Office 97 I do a custom install because I know some of the stuff doesn't work with Win 7 and above and some of...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Jun 2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,926
Posted By MissPunkin91
Hubby just asked before he left for work how many...

Hubby just asked before he left for work how many windows updates there were.
I'm like, seems like hundreds.
He asked how long windows 7 had been out and I replied not exactly sure.
His answer was...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Jun 2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,926
Posted By MissPunkin91
The only thing I uninstalled so far was the...

The only thing I uninstalled so far was the McYuckafee. I'm going to sit down and look at all of the other stuff you listed and make sure that there really isn't a reason to keep them.

Security...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Jun 2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,926
Posted By MissPunkin91
Last night I removeed McAfee but I just went...

Last night I removeed McAfee but I just went through the control panel, programs and uninstalled it that way.

Is that bad?

Also loaded some updates, and did the msconfig and set up the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Jun 2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,926
Posted By MissPunkin91
okay, this is the control panel screen capture...

okay,
this is the control panel screen capture for what all is on the acer right now.

Other than attaching the flash drive to her to save the document and use it on the HP to plop here, I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Jun 2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,926
Posted By MissPunkin91
Well, my niece came over last nite and just for...

Well, my niece came over last nite and just for fun, I went into the BIOS and told the Acer to boot up from the CD/DVD drive and put in the 1st Acer Recovery Disk.

The entire laptop reloaded with...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Jun 2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,926
Posted By MissPunkin91
Thanks all! Can I hit you up with another...

Thanks all!

Can I hit you up with another question?

Would it be weird of me to want to go in and, for lack of a better word, spy on my laptop to see what all the repair folks did to it?

Is...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Jun 2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,926
Posted By MissPunkin91
RE: Question regarding the recovery disks

Oh,

I do have a question.

Say I decide to do the Acer recovery, choosing the option to send it back to factory condition, or perhaps I should do a run through that way just to see how things...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Jun 2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,926
Posted By MissPunkin91
So far, The windows recovery partition...

So far,

The windows recovery partition doesn't exist, yet.

I did take the disk for drivers and applications and put I t in and took a look at what was on it.
There are a whole bunch of...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Jun 2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,926
Posted By MissPunkin91
RE: Acer 7535 repaired - new hardware - Next steps to Redo setup?

Greetings all!

Here's the quick backstory on this laptop. It is an Acer Aspire 7535 and we were having all sorts of problems with her shutting down and nothing on screen and not starting up...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 27 Mar 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,900
Posted By MissPunkin91
Well, I noticed that when we made the original...

Well,
I noticed that when we made the original recovery disks for the Acer, there was one labeled Windows 7 install.
I put it in and opened it up and guess what?
It is a Windows 7 installation...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 27 Mar 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,900
Posted By MissPunkin91
OK, I did a quick read of the instructions. ...

OK,
I did a quick read of the instructions.

"IF" there are any programs that came preinstalled on the ACER that I "might" really want to have or if there is anything that you might suggest making...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 27 Mar 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,900
Posted By MissPunkin91
Okay, sounds like a good 1st step to me. I...

Okay,
sounds like a good 1st step to me.
I shall read over the instructions on the link, make sure I understand everything and if I have questions, I'll let you know.
I shall plan to do that next...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 27 Mar 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,900
Posted By MissPunkin91
Well, finally have an update, of sorts,...

Well,
finally have an update, of sorts, regarding the Acer laptop.
I am currently typing this post using that laptop.

I know that sounds like great news, but....

there are some issues with...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Nov 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 4,083
Posted By MissPunkin91
Hi Gregrocker! just wanted to let you know...

Hi Gregrocker!

just wanted to let you know that we have pronounced our laptop dead. I have been unable to get her to start since the last time I had her up on Thursday before leaving for work. I...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 09 Nov 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,900
Posted By MissPunkin91
Well, I am sad to say that I have not been able...

Well,
I am sad to say that I have not been able to get our laptop to power up since the last time early Thursday afternoon.
I've tried everything.
Battery only, cord only, unplugging the cord,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Nov 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 4,083
Posted By MissPunkin91
the full scan for malware bytes completed before...

the full scan for malware bytes completed before I came home for dinner break. Hubby said there were no items found. Also said that laptop, after finishing that scan and while just sitting here...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Nov 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 4,083
Posted By MissPunkin91
Well, I think I successfully started a BS thread...

Well, I think I successfully started a BS thread and attached the files this time around.
I'm going to get ready for work now. Have to close at the store tonight and then reopen in the morning so I...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 07 Nov 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,900
Posted By MissPunkin91
BSOD - laptop startup/shutdown/wakeup issues

Hi all!
been having issue with our laptop not starting correctly, going to sleep and not waking up and blue screen and also the black screen about windows not being normal - would you like to start...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Nov 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 4,083
Posted By MissPunkin91
it finished the maleware scan - I just did the...

it finished the maleware scan - I just did the quick scan for now and it reported no malicious items detected anywhere. Should I consider doing a full scan or just go on to a next step?
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